Sunset BoulevardCategory: EVENTS
Sunset Boulevard was a 1950 American film noir nominated for eleven Academy Awards, starring Gloria Swanson and directed by Billy Wilder. Roger Ebert hailed it as "the best drama ever made about the movies."The Tony Award-winning stage production, a visually spectacular tale featuring breathtaking music by the legendary Andrew Lloyd Webber, weaves a magnificent tale of faded glory and unfulfilled ambition. Silent movie star Norma Desmond longs for a return to the big screen, having been discarded by Tinseltown with the advent of "talkies." Her glamour has faded in all but her mind. When she meets the struggling Hollywood screenwriter Joe Gillis, their subsequent passionate and volatile relationship leads to an unforeseen and tragic conclusion.